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This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress

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This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress Friday, May 22, 2015 – 8:00 pm (Coolidge Auditorium) LIGHT AND MATTER Jennifer Koh, violin | Anssi Karttunen, cello | Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano A special collection of artists combines forces to present a new piano trio by the masterful Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, commissioned in part …

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New Webcasts Available

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

We’re cranking out lots of new event webcasts! Here’s a smattering of the latest releases: CONCERTS Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, U.K. Graham Ross, conductor Part of the Irving Fine Centennial Festival Live Recording – December 6, 2015 (Coolidge Auditorium) Repertoire: Monterverdi | Nisi Dominus, SV 206:8, from Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) I. Fine …

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Recordings of Recent Library Commissions Now on Q2 Music

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We are very excited to share news of a new collaboration that we have launched with Q2 Music, the 24/7 contemporary music stream of public radio stations WNYC/WQXR! Beginning on Friday, May 1, twenty recordings of recent Library commissions and co-commissions, as well as world and U.S. premiere performances that we have presented, are available …

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This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress Saturday, March 21, 2015 – 2:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium) LEIPZIG STRING QUARTET With recent performances in Europe, Israel, Africa, Central and South America, Australia, and Asia, the Leipzig String Quartet performs time and again with passion and true artistry. Stemming from the renowned Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, the group …

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This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress Friday, March 13, 2015 – 8:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium) KIM KASHKASHIAN (viola) & PÉTER NAGY (piano) An uncompromising advocate for contemporary music, Kim Kashkashian partners with Hungarian pianist Péter Nagy in this recital offering a new work written for them by László Tihanyi. Admired for “a rich, …

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This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress Friday, February 20, 2015 – 8:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium) CLAREMONT TRIO & MISHA AMORY Winners of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award, twins Emily and Julia Bruskin and Andrea Lam bring their talents to the Coolidge Auditorium. “Their exuberant performance and gutsy repertoire…was the kind of fresh approach …

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Irving Fine Centennial Preview

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Library of Congress Commemorates Irving Fine World Premiere Performances, Lecture, Symposium and Film December 2-6, the Library of Congress, home to the Irving Fine Collection, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of this important American composer, whom Aaron Copland described as “the greatest of us all.” The weeklong celebration includes panel discussions, a lecture, …

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Michael Feinstein on the Rodgers & Hart Hit “Manhattan”

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Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 10 – “Manhattan” & Epilogue In the final episode of a series of ten videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the Rodgers & Hart collaboration that led to …

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Rediscovering “Do-Re-Mi” from “The Sound of Music”

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Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 8 – “Do-Re-Mi” In the eighth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses “Do-Re-Mi” from The Sound of Music. Produced by special arrangement with …